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ESRI ties up with 2GW Hungarian power facility for nuclear energy research
27 February, 2015
Hungary's Paks Nuclear Power Plant has joined the US Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) nuclear research programme to gain access to research results and technical...
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South Korean nuclear regulator approves Wolseong plant restart
Friday, February 27, 2015 Nuclear Safety and Security Commission (NSSC) in South Korea has renewed the operating licence of unit 1 of the Wolseong nuclear power plant until...

UK awards 27 green energy contracts worth £315m
Friday, February 27, 2015 The UK has awarded £315m ($489m) worth of contracts to 27 renewable energy projects under the new contracts-for-difference (CfD)...

Iberdrola acquires UIL for $3bn to form new power and gas utility in US
Thursday, February 26, 2015 The US unit of Iberdrola has signed a $3bn deal to buy UIL Holdings and create a new publicly-traded...

NTPC gets approval to develop 15,000MW solar plants in India
Thursday, February 26, 2015 The Indian Government has approved 15,000MW of grid connected solar power projects in the country as a part of the National Solar Mission....

Mytrah Energy secures loan for wind power development in India
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Renewable power producer Mytrah Energy has secured a Rs8,527.8m ($137.5m) loan for 150MW of wind power development in India....

Siemens wins turbine supply order for combined cycle power plant in US
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 German manufacturer Siemens has received an order from Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) for delivering two gas turbines and one steam turbine at the combined cycle power facility,...

World Bank lifts ban on Alstom to compete for projects
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 The World Bank has released Alstom Hydro France from debarment, which opens up scope for the hydropower generating unit of the French manufacturer to compete for projects financed by the World...

EU concerned about GE’s bid for Alstom’s power equipment business
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 The European Union has decided to go ahead with a thorough investigation of General Electric's €12.4bn (£9.1bn) bid for Alstom's power equipment business, fearing price...

Wpd offshore awards turbine delivery contract to Senvion for German offshore wind project
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Wpd offshore has awarded a contract to power equipment manufacturer Senvion for the supply of 18 wind turbines, which will be installed at its 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm in the...

Coal-fired power units in India fail to meet global efficiency standards, says study
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Coal-based thermal power facilities in India are 'inefficient' when it comes to adherence to pollution standards, resource utilisation and operational efficiency, according to a study conducted...

First Solar and SunPower considers joint Yield Co formation to boost solar power assets
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 US-based renewable power developers First Solar and SunPower plan to form a joint venture (JV), to which they will contribute some of their solar power generating...

Fresh radiation leak reported at Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan
Monday, February 23, 2015 Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has identified a fresh leak of radioactive water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in...

Siemens wins power project expansion contract from DEWA
Monday, February 23, 2015 Siemens will expand the capacity at the M-Station plant within the Jebel Ali power station complex in UAE, under a contract signed with Dubai Electricity and Water...

Pattern-Cemex Energia forms JV to develop 1GW renewable projects in Mexico
Friday, February 20, 2015 Pattern Development has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Mexico's Cemex Energia to initiate 1GW of renewable power generation in the...

Kudankulam's second reactor set to commence 1,000MW of power generation in India
Friday, February 20, 2015 India will start generating 1,000MW of nuclear power in six months at the second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNNP), which is located in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil...

Siemens commissions €100m test center for gas turbine burners in Germany
Friday, February 20, 2015 Siemens has initiated operations at its Clean Energy Center, which is located in Ludwigsfelde,...

Hawkins and BCK win contracts for two geothermal power developments in Indonesia
Thursday, February 19, 2015 New Zealand-based infrastructure firm Hawkins and Banguan Cipta Kontractor (BCK) have secured two designing, procurement, and construction contracts for Lumut Balai and Karaha geothermal...

SunEdison starts operations at 81.6MW Regulus solar PV plant in California, US
Thursday, February 19, 2015 US-based renewable energy developer SunEdison has initiated operations at the 81.6MW Regulus solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, which is located in Kern County, California,...

Dong Energy to use MHI Vestas’s wind turbines for Walney offshore extension project
Thursday, February 19, 2015 Dong Energy has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to be the turbine supplier for the initial phase of Walney extension offshore wind farm in the...

Siemens wins turbine delivery contract for three wind projects in South Africa
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Siemens has received turbine delivery contract from a Mainstream Renewable Power-led consortium for three wind projects in the province of Northern Cape, South Africa....


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